Author: Greta Stamberg

Pawsitive Insights: Arthritis in Dogs

As dogs age, they get arthritis just like we do. Arthritis is caused by injuries, genetic/developmental conditions (like hip and elbow dysplasia), the wear and tear of a very active lifestyle, tick-borne disease (like Lyme Disease) and auto-immune diseases. Ultimately…

Pawsitive Insights: Fat Cats

Photo | Submitted With all these options, you can find the choices that work best for you and your cat and get a great report on your cat’s weight at their next annual check-up.

Our indoor cats can very easily become overweight. They are less active and usually have an ample supply of food. It is tougher to achieve weight loss in cats than in dogs, but if we implement changes that embrace normal…

Cats, Travel & the Vet

Photo | Submitted Cats can be trained to travel in the car. It’s all about positive associations.

Last month we learned that a cat’s symptoms of illness and pain are subtle—and yet, the biggest challenge is getting them to the vet. You must find your cat, catch and wrestle him or her into the carrier, listen to…

Pawsitive Insights: CBD in Pets

Photo | Submitted Have a conversation with your veterinarian about the risks and benefits of CBD.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive extract, unlike THC, from the flowers and leaves of hemp or marijuana. CBD from hemp should have THC levels less than 0.3 percent to be considered a supplement. Any products with THC higher than 0.3…